Folk Art Paintings

Pair of 19th Century English Sporting Paintings, Fighting Cocks
Pair of 19th Century English Sporting Paintings...
Antique 19th Century English Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
An early pair of English sporting paintings, of fighting cocks, one signed “R. Monument” and dated 1863. Paintings have been relined and are in their original bird’s-eye maple frames...
English Cat Woolwork, circa 1840
English Cat Woolwork, circa 1840
Antique Mid-19th Century English Folk Art Decorative Art
Longhaired gray and white cat woolwork, circa 1840. The unusual and rare woolwork in lovely grays and browns depicts a long-haired gray and white cat crouched on all fours sitti...
American Folk Art Fruit Still Life Painting, circa 1895
American Folk Art Fruit Still Life Painting, ci...
Antique 1890s American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Paint
An American Folk Art still life painting of fruit, oil on canvas, signed in script A.S. 1895, depicting a free floating large slice of watermelon, grapes, a peach, pear, apple, three...
American School Early 20th Century New England Landscape Folk Art Painting
American School Early 20th Century New England ...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
This charming oil painting is created by an unidentified artist. It is painted in the rich traditional style of the American folk artist Rufus Porter. The scenic landscape view h...
'Winning Is for Losers' Portrait Painting by Alan Fears Folk Art
'Winning Is for Losers' Portrait Painting by Al...
Alan Fears
21st Century and Contemporary British Folk Art Paintings
Acrylic on canvas by Alan Fears, 2017. Alan Fears (b. 1974) is an emerging British artist who was shortlisted for the John Moores Painting prize 2018. 'A naive artist, a graphic ar...
Primitive Portrait of a Girl. English, Early 19th Century
Primitive Portrait of a Girl. English, Early 19...
Antique 1840s English Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Oak
Wonderful naive oil painting of a girl. Fabulous muted colours. The austerity of the image is matched by the simplicity of the antique bleached oak frame. I have chosen not to ...
Karl Viktor Mayr, Austrian Oil on Canvas "An Exotic Nude Girl"
Karl Viktor Mayr, Austrian Oil on Canvas "An Ex...
Karl Viktor Mayr
Antique Early 1900s Austrian Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Giltwood
Karl Viktor Mayr (Austrian, 1882-1974) a very fine Austrian oil on canvas "An Exotic Nude Girl" depicting a young semi-nude woman, revealing her breasts, wearing a folk skirt and bel...
19th Century Naive Portrait of a Gentleman
19th Century Naive Portrait of a Gentleman
Antique 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
A 19th century American Primitive portrait of an elegant gentleman. The naive painting has a Folk Art quality to it. It appears the work is in its original 19th century gilt frame.
William Skilling Oil Painting of a Dog
William Skilling Oil Painting of a Dog
William Skilling
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Enchanting oil painting on canvas of a Beagle dog, capturing the spirit of this loyal breed, executed in a Victorian parlor style with contrived age and distressed finish. Signed Ski...
African Tribal Folk Art Oil on Hide of Battle d...
20th Century African Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
African tribal Folk Art painting features oil on hide depicting crusade battle scene between African nation and Europeans, unframed, 20th century. Measures: 21" H x 24.5" W x 1" D...
African Ethiopian Tribal Folk Art Oil on Hide P...
20th Century African Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
African tribal Folk Art oil on hide painting depicts crusade scene of Europeans and Africans with the hanging and killing of the Christians, 20th century. Measures: 21.5" H x 27.5...
Palm Tree Painting on Canvas with Seashell Frame
Unknown
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Charming palm tree painting on canvas with a mixed media approach using oil, gouache, and watercolor. Featuring a three-dimensional folky sea shell and sea life encrusted frame. Si...
Large Format American Painting Depicting the Ga...
Joseph Zulawski
Vintage 1970s American Folk Art Paintings
Acrylic
Pleasure Garden Revisited by Joseph Zulawski, acrylic on wood, framed, signed. Inspired by the Garden of Earthly Delights by the Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch. An ideal focal...
Large Indian Pichhavai Painting, 19th Century
Antique Late 19th Century Indian Folk Art Paintings
Cotton
A large and impressive Indian Pichhavai painting of a night-time scene from the life of Krishna. These paintings were hung in temples and gave life and color to the usually dark inte...
Fred Johnson-O Henry Tent and Awning, Chicago S...
O. Henry Tent and Awning Co.
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Fabric
American painted side show circus banner of a man in the form of a seal titled "Sealo" (signed: Fred Johnson-O Henry Tent & Awning, Chicago).  
Colorful Folk Art 18th Century Chinese Watercol...
Antique Late 18th Century Chinese Folk Art Paintings
Paper
A large Folk Art watercolor on paper depicting life along the Mongolian trade routes known as the silk road. The scene includes Mongolian yurts, horsemen, nobles in carriages, farmin...
American School Folk Art Portrait of a Gentleman
20th Century Folk Art Paintings
Wood, Linen, Masonite, Paint
Captivating American school Folk Art portrait of a gentleman. Oil on board painting. Signed on bottom right and set in a giltwood frame with a white linen border. Finely dressed gent...
Diego Rivera Attributed Pastel and Ink on Paper...
Diego Rivera
Mid-20th Century Mexican Folk Art Paintings
Paper
Diego Rivera attributed but not authenticated pastel painting on paper. Perfect rendering of style and signatures by the master. Paper looks to be correct but colors are too vibrant....
Original Tattoo Flash Drawing
20th Century American Folk Art Outsider and Self Taught Art
Paper
Original tattoo flash drawing, circa 1960. Watercolor on paper. Unframed.
Vintage Oil Painting, Bavarian Folksy Scene in ...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century German Folk Art Paintings
An original vintage oil painting showing a Bavarian folksy family scene in the joinery. Oil on cardboard, painted and signed by W. Melchinger, 1956.
Pea Pod Still Life Painting on Wood Plank
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Paintings
Wood
A Folk Art oil still life painting of a pea pod on a table, with wonderful heavy impasto and brush work. On the back of this painting is another depicting three insects a horsefly, a...
20th Century Theatre Scenery Trees Wall Sculpture
20th Century American Folk Art Wall-mounted Sculptures
Canvas
American mid-20th century. Stage prop scenery trees from a theatre. Painted canvas on wood, muted greens, blues, browns, grays and golden colors depicting Albizia trees. Two separate...
Joseph R. Eger Oil on Board Folk Art Painting, ...
Joseph R. Eger
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Paintings
Wood, Paint
Exhibited at The Birchfield Penny Museum, original frame. Joseph R. Eger (American, 1919-2012) noted Western New York artist, painter, miniaturist and teacher primarily known for his...
Portrait of Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Bomb...
Evelyn Dubiel
Late 20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Oil
Born in Connecticut in 1922, Evelyn Dubiel, a self-taught folk artist, was inspired to paint after a trip to Colonial Williamsburg. She did a series of reproductions based on the wor...
Albert Webster Davies 'the Male Grandma Moses' ...
Albert Webster Davies
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Paint
"Flowers I", a charming still life by primitive artist Albert Webster Davies (1889-1967), in oil paint on Masonite board in its original frame. The bouquet sits in a nineteenth centu...
Pair of English 19th Century Collages In Distre...
Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Paintings
Textile
Two wonderful pieces of artwork. Based on tweed samples. By an unknown student of textile design at the Bradford Technical College. Taken from an exercise book dated 1897. Presen...
Large Watercolor "Mother & Daughter" by Thure d...
Thure de Thulstrup
Antique 19th Century Swedish Folk Art Paintings
Gesso, Glass, Giltwood, Paper
A very fine and large Swedish 19th Century watercolor portrait by Thure de Thulstrup (Swedish, 1848-1930) Titled "A Mother and Daughter Stroll at The Park". The beautifully and charm...
"The Chicago Zouaves" Painting
Antique 1860s American Folk Art Paintings
The three Zouave soldiers in this painting were taken from a print published in Harper’s Weekly July 28, 1860. The artist, John Graff added the landscape of Battery Park in New York ...
Huge Primitive Folk Painting of Historic Cider ...
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Paintings
Masonite
Huge Primitive folk painting of Historic cider mill. This is an unsigned oil on Masonite board. It is a very large piece measuring 53 wide x 52 3/4 high. This rustic piece would be a...
Pair of Early Swedish Rococo Folk Art Wooden Pa...
Antique Mid-18th Century Swedish Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Pair of early Swedish Rococo Folk Art wooden paintings or table tops.
Large-Scale American Folk Art Carnival Game Boa...
Unknown
Vintage 1940s American Folk Art Carnival Art
Wood, Cork
Large-scale Folk Art Carnival game board, American, circa 1940s. This painted carnival game board came from Texas and combines wonderfully patinated graphic colors in a highly collec...

Oil Painting of an Elephant

By Reginald Baxter
Oil Painting of an Elephant
Reginald Baxter
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Oil painting on canvas of a well dressed elephant that manages to be both amusing and moody. Giving a nod to Victorian parlor paintings but with a modern twist. This striking paintin...
Ursula Barnes Painting "Lady on the Archway"
Early 20th Century American Outsider Art Paintings
Canvas
Ursula Barnes (German 1872-1958) one of approximately 30 paintings done by this artist in her lifetime. All her works were discovered upon her death in 1958. She was a San Francisco ...
Balinese Painting with Faux Bamboo Frame, 1970s...
Unknown
Vintage 1970s Balinese Folk Art Paintings
Linen
Balinese painting with birds in the jungle from the 1970s.
Folk Art Gilded Window from Sign Painters Store...
Unknown
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Glass
Truly a dying art, the local sign painter has become a thing of the past. This fantastic framed window was an advertisement that hung in a sign painters shop. The large letters are g...
Large 19th Century Marine Painting of a Lightho...
Antique Late 19th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Wood
Large nautical painting of a presumable North East bay area, dated 1860.
Hugo Oehmichen Oil Painting
Hugo Oehmichen
Antique 19th Century German Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
Hugo Oehmichen (1843-1932) Dimensions: without frame: 72 cm x 57 cm. With frame: 1.00 m x 85 cm. Hugo Oehmichen was a famous German genre painter of the 19th century. A...
Karnig Nalbandian 'Blue Doll' Oil on Canvas, 1953
Karnig Nalbandian
Vintage 1950s American Folk Art Paintings
Paint
Karnig Nalbandian (1916-1989) was a providence, RI born artist of Armenian descent, most widely regarded for his etchings (generally biblical in subject). Although, a very skilled pa...
Francis De Erdely Watercolor and Pencil "Mexica...
Francis De Erdely
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Glass, Pine, Paper, Watercolor
Francis De Erdely (Hungarian/American, 1904-1959) “Mexican Shark Fishermen” water color and Pencil on Paper within a pine frame and protective glass, circa 1930. Signed: ‘De Erdel...
19th Century Diorama of Frederiksborg Castle in...
Antique Early 19th Century Danish Folk Art Paintings
Paint
Amazing Danish model representing a scene with three-dimensional figures of Frederiksborg castle and gardens. With miniature people and trees in the foreground and the castle cut to ...
Hand Colored Map of Nantucket by Sol Levenson, ...
Sol Levenson
Vintage 1980s American Folk Art Paintings
Paper
Vintage hand colored map of Nantucket by Sol Levenson (1910-2006), an extremely rare decorative map of Nantucket Island, printed on non-woven fabric (quilting interface fabric) and h...
19th Century Painting of a Danish Farm-House
Antique 19th Century Danish Folk Art Paintings
Canvas
Painting of a Danish countryhouse. The motive is from around Næstved and Karrebæk in the main Danish island of Sjælland, close to Copenhagen. Unknown artist.
Folk Painting of Orphanage with a Girl and Dog
Antique Late 19th Century English Folk Art Paintings
Naive British portrait depicting a girl skipping rope with her dog outside of an orphanage, with a circular winding driveway. Although flat and two dimensional the painting has grea...
Australian Aboriginal Painting, Johnny Warangul...
Vintage 1970s Australian Folk Art Paintings
Paint
Australian Aboriginal painting, Johnny Warangula Tjupurrula (1918-2001), Kamparapa landscape, 1979. One of the founders of Papunya Tula Artists and most renowned painters of th...
The White Horse
Mid-20th Century English Folk Art Paintings
Small study for an English pub Oil on Masonite. Measures: 11” x 11” Framed in contemporary Burl with roped gilded liner frame English, circa 1950.  
Large Folk Art Acrylic Painting, circa 1960s
Vintage 1960s American Folk Art Paintings
Acrylic, Aluminum
Large impressive Folk Art acrylic painting of a haunting, moonlit, church procession is signed by the Danish born artist and dated 1963. There is one small tear in the canvas as show...
Painting of a View of Valletta Harbour, Malta, ...
Antique Mid-19th Century Maltese Folk Art Decorative Art
Malta folk painting of a View of Valletta Harbour, Oil on canvas, Mid-19th century. The massive painting was made from the upper gardens overlooking the west side of the harbour...
Large Vintage Artist's Palette
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Wood, Paint
Large vintage artist's palette. Original condition.
J. Picher, Vermont Village in Winter, 1962, Oil...
Mid-20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Paint
Idyllic plein-air winter scene of a village with snow covered mountains in the background. Thick impasto with nice depth and texture. Signed lower right corner J. Picher. Great de...
Midcentury Signed Painting on Board J. Sanchez,...
Unknown
Mid-20th Century Mexican Folk Art Paintings
Giltwood, Paint
Fluffy clouds in the blue sky are hovering over the cattle in the colorful field of grass. Trees line the background and there are some rocks in the front. The painting is signed by ...
Large Abstract Painting
Late 20th Century Outsider Art Paintings
Masonite
Large abstract painting on Masonite and board, unsigned. Maker unknown, the painting shows a dense color palette, mixed paint mediums and seems to be of "outsider" art origins.
Folk Art 1930s "Moose in Camp" Painting in the ...
Philip Russell Goodwin
Vintage 1930s American Folk Art Paintings
Canvas, Wood
This is a 1930s Folk Art "Moose in Camp" painting in the style of Phillip R. Goodwin in its original wood frame.
Swedish, Folk Art Wall Painting, Oil on Linen, ...
Antique 1790s Swedish Folk Art Paintings
Linen, Wood
This charming Swedish, Folk Art painting depicts a very prominent estate in Halsingland, where water power was used in manufacturing. The painting probably decorated the wall in the ...
Pair of Lion Oil Paintings on Board, Perhaps Ci...
Early 20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Pair of antique oil on board oval panels portraying folky whimsical lion heads. These panels are architectural remnants possible from a circus car.
Beautiful Original Painting of Knitter in Victo...
Early 2000s American Folk Art Paintings
Acrylic
Charming original painting on board of a red headed woman serenely knitting in a church like room with stained glass windows, angels petting wooly sheep, and a darling kitty playing ...
Oil Painting on Canvas of a Leopard by William ...
William Skilling
20th Century American Folk Art Paintings
Oil painting on canvas of a leopard set in temple ruins and a jungle lit by a glowing blue sky. William Skilling literally created his own genre of art using the techniques of naive ...
American Period Portrait Painting of a Colonial...
Antique 1810s American Folk Art Paintings
Great folky portrait of a colonial gentleman holding a tricorn hat. Oil on canvas.
"Outsider" Artist Earl's Portrait of Shirtless ...
Unknown
1990s Folk Art Paintings
Earl Swearigan of Hudson New York has created numerous portraits on a variety of surfaces. This is an example of Earl's early work. Painted on a door screen insert.
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